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Great Expectations

Expectation, anticipation, hopes and dreams. These are powerful things. They keep us going and encourage us not to give up. But when they fail to materialize, or take too long in coming, they can also be a source of disappointment and discouragement. 309 more words


A Soul that is Cast Down

Why are you in despair, O my soul?
And why have you become disturbed within me?
Hope in God, for I shall again praise Him… 15 more words


Poem: The Words

The Words

The words overwhelm you,
circle you,
attack you, each painful barb
drawing blood,
slowly draining life, one drop
at a time.

The words overwhelm you, 124 more words


The biggest reason that somebody might get discouraged from achieving their goals is because they have their eyes set so intently on the end result. They have their minds stuck on where they want to be so they don’t search for stepping stones or may even pass up opportunities because it’s not where they would like to go ideally. 163 more words



If you think you are beaten, you are.
If you think you dare not, you don’t.
If you’d like to win, but think you can’t, 77 more words


About to drown? Trust the Lord of the Tides

In Psalm 42, the Musician cries out to God about the awful circumstances he is enduring. Things are so bad, he has nothing to eat. 364 more words


What seeds did you plant today?

Robert Louis Stevenson –

Don’t judge each day by the harvest you reap but by the seeds that you plant.”

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